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Purim, International Agunah Day, and more - Link Roundup

On Purim:

  • Sisters in Arms: Playing the defiant Vashti in a Hebrew school Purim play awakened my inner feminist [Tablet]
  • Purim is bittersweet--Minnesota Mamaleh [TC Jewfolk]
  • Many takes on hamantaschen [MyJewishLearning]
  • Unmasked: Has Purim replaced Passover as the best holiday vehicle for expressing individual Jewish identity? [Tablet]
  • A strange holiday [Truth, Praise & Help]
  • Esther and Vashti: Women to remember [Blogher]
  • Purim FAQ [Tablet]
  • Purim in Bulgaria--With Kaddish [Forward]
  • What's up with Purim plays and carnivals? [MyJewishLearning]

On inequality:

  • International Agunah Day—A Uniquely Jewish "Holiday" [JWI]
  • Idea #25: Hold Jewish Leaders Accountable for Gender Equity [The Sisterhood]
  • How do we end the wage gap? Demand transparent salaries [Jezebel]
  • Ultra-Orthodox men want women to stay unattractive? [Heeb]

Other stuff:

  • A woman live-tweets her abortion in order to demystify the process for other women. [Feministe] As you might imagine, the response has been, well, predictable. [Jezebel]
  • Guardasil approved for men: why men's health is a feminist issue [Girl w/ Pen]
  • Jewish tattoos are controversial enough, but what happens when you don't actually know Hebrew? [Bad Hebrew Tattoos]
  • Amanda Hess debunks the "walking in a bad neighborhood" rape analogy [The Sexist]
  • Being Erica, the Canadian tv show featuring a young Jewish woman protagonist, is a hit. [Truth, Praise & Help] [Oy!Chicago]
  • How colleges fail sexual assault victims--and how students can help [Jezebel]

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Berkenwald, Leah. "Purim, International Agunah Day, and more - Link Roundup." 26 February 2010. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on October 20, 2017) <https://jwa.org/blog/dlr022610>.

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